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Spotlight: Postmodern Blues Band



Lineup: Dick Lange, guitar, slide guitar; Franz Schlievert, bass, vocals; John Potts, postmodern blues harmonica; Scott Kretzer, drums.

Year formed: 2010

Style of music: The whole gamut of blues-based styles, including Memphis/New Orleans rhythm and blues, Chicago/Texas/Delta blues, with a little Texas swing thrown in.

Influences: Our influences are too numerous to mention fully, but include the Fabulous Thunderbirds, Muddy Waters, the Allman Brothers, Sugar Blue, Jimmy Reed, and Asleep at the Wheel.

Sounds a little like: One of the best blues bands you'll hear locally.

Favorite local venues: Manhattan's, Treo.

Upcoming gigs: BGump's, Feb. 23.

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